Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , A.K. Gangwar and others published Medicinal uses and pharmacological activity of Adhatoda vasica. Ethnomedicinal uses. All the parts of Adhatoda vasica has been used for their curative effects from ancient times (Atal, ). It has. been used. The present survey of this plant reveals that Adhatoda vasica Nees belonging to family Acanthaceae, commonly known as Adosa, is found many regions of India.

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Vasaka (Malabar nut) Medicinal Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

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Leaf-like structures called bracts, present on the spikes; adhatodaa are conspicuously veined. The expectorant activity is due to stimulation of bronchial glands. FlynnSanah N. It softens the thick sputum, facilitates its coming out and thus brings about quick relief in bronchitis. Veena DeoBK. Commonly used Indian abortifacient plants with special reference to their teratologic effects in rats.


Vasaka (Malabar nut) Medicinal Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

WiesenfeldRobert L. The chief use of Vasaka is as an expectorant; it is given in the form of juice, syrup or decoction.

Citations Publications citing this paper. The entire parts of the plant from root to leaves are used to treat many ailments.

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Now my project is completed perfectly…. Neeta ShrivastavaAparna R. Snell Journal of ethnopharmacology Leaves contain vasicine, a quinazoline alkaloid and an essential oil. Justicia Search for additional papers on this topic.

Chewing Plant Leaves Pharmacy field. Vasaka or Adhatoda vasica usfs Malabar nut is an important Ayurvedic medicinal herb. Activity of bromhexine and ambroxol, semi-synthetic derivatives of vasicine from the Indian shrub Adhatoda vasica, against Mycobacterium tuberculosis in vitro.

GrangeNoel J. Jayant N Dhuley Journal of ethnopharmacology Vasaka is a very important medicinal mediicnal where leaf, root, flower and whole plant is used for many drug formulations. It is the leaves, which are of great importance.


Medicinal uses and Pharmacological activity of Adhatoda vasica

vasicq The fresh leaves of Vasica are chewed, sometimes with ginger, by yogis, or sadhus, because of their stimulant effect on the respiratory system. Skip to search form Skip to main content. It is used as expectorant, antispasmodic, anthelmintic, antiseptic and bronchodilator.

It is used for many medicinal uses as well as health benefits. Justicia Pharmacology Acanthaceae Bronchitis, Chronic. The Ethnobotany of Kharan district, Balochistan, Pakistan. Review on pharmacological actions of medicinal adhatodda used in ethnoveterinary practices in Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu V.

Flowers in dense, short spikes; stalks of the spikes shorter than leaves. Sprando Toxicology reports Topics Discussed in This Paper. MohiteSneha KulkarniDr. Leaves contain an alkaloid vasicine, and an essential oil.